Senior Back-End Engineer - Squad Developer Platform (Ruby on Rails)

Job description

About Livestorm:

Livestorm is the world's leading end-to-end video engagement platform.

Founded in 2016, Livestorm allows companies to organize powerful online meetings, webinars and virtual events from end-to-end. Our web-browser platform provides teams with all the workflows around video engagement to promote, host and analyze online events.

Livestorm is built with ease of use in mind. We serve companies of all sizes, from startups to Fortune 500s. Brands like Shopify, Honda, Spendesk, Front and Revolut trust Livestorm for premium video engagement during their online events.
Here are our core values:

  • Stay curious: Be interested in the world around you.
  • Remain humble: Keep learning and keep your ego in check.
  • Be resourceful: Go that extra mile in the most efficient way.
  • Own it: Take pride in what you do, own your wins, and fails.
  • Be transparent: Sharing knowledge, learnings, feedback, and mistakes.

Team description:

As Livestorm is growing rapidly, our Team is aiming to develop our public API and everything that has to do with relevant data synchronisation between Livestorm and 2nd/3rd-party softwares. Therefore, we are looking for a talented Senior Back-End Engineer that can be a partner in helping us scale up our integrations ecosystem and make sure Livestorm can be connected with all relevant softwares in the industry.

As part of the Tech Team, you will join a crew of experts working on building the best product possible using the latest technologies and without compromise on the code legacy.


  • Backend: Ruby 2.7.1 (soon Ruby 3), Rails 6, NodeJS 12.20.1, Apollo Server
  • Datastores: PostgreSQL / Redis
  • Websockets: Anycable
  • Frontend: Vue.js
  • Infra: AWS

While Livestorm has headquarters in Paris, we are a remote-first company. As a matter of fact, Stormies are located between France, Germany, Greece, Mauritius, Spain, USA,... so we are looking for the best talent, no matter where you live.



In this role, you'll be responsible for:

  • Designing, building , and maintaining features in production
  • Participating in Code Reviews and providing feedback to Team Members
  • Sharing knowledge with everyone and helping your Team to grow
  • Having the freedom to experiment
  • Contributing to architectural and design decisions
  • Monitoring the production to try to prevent any issue that could impact our customer experience

Job requirements

For this Senior Back-End Engineer role, we are looking for someone with the following experience:


  • At least 5 years experience in Ruby and Rails (Rails 5+)
  • Previous experience with public API
  • Rigorous about testing and code quality (TDD, acceptance tests, unit tests)


  • Interested in micro-services oriented architectures
  • You know how to implement event-based communication between micro-services.
  • You have already worked in an agile environment and you loved it.
  • You are curious about new languages and aren't afraid of using new patterns and structures.

Team fit:

  • You're a team player and you have a sense of ownership.
  • You're fluent in English.

Moreover, we are looking for someone who can work in the Paris timezone (we accept a time difference of 2 hours maximum).

Confidence can sometimes hold us back from applying for a job. But we'll let you in on a secret: there's no such thing as a 'perfect' candidate. So however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come into work every day.

What it is like to join Livestorm and the Stormies:

🗺 Work from anywhere you want:

  • 🏡 Home (participation for equipment and costs, according to our expense policy)
  • 🏢 Paris office (snacks, drinks, afterworks...)
  • 💼 Coworking space (covered up to €300 including VAT per month, or local currency equivalent)
  • 🚉 Business trips are covered (according to our internal T&E policies)
  • 🚲 Sustainable mobility package for daily trips to go to work

🎉 Cheer up your Stormie life:

  • 🎿 Off-sites twice a year
  • 🕹 Weekly activities (online board games, riddles...)
  • 👐 Teambuildings
  • 🗣 Monthly Talking times

💙 Take care of yourself (with

🤝 Participate to our referral program

👶 Livestorm signed the "Parental act"

And also, benefit from:

🌍 All legal and mandatory benefits from your work country for EOR contracts.
🇫🇷 All French legal benefits for French contracts: €9 of lunch vouchers with Swile (covered at 50%), health insurance with Alan (covered at 50%), transport subscription to go to work (covered at 50%), and CSE with cultural & sport activities via Leeto.

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